Embola

Corey Braastad s14509cb at umassd.edu
Sat Mar 4 19:01:15 EST 1995


In article <3j7bhh$q1l at charm.magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu>, dstothar at magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Diane Stothard) writes:
>In article <Ray.34.00276CAE at cnj.digex.net>, Ray <Ray at cnj.digex.net> wrote:
>>Is there any one aut there that know about the Disease EMBOLA. I read a very
>>disturbing artical about it in a mag a few weeks ago and am looking for more
>>info on the subject. Would appreciate being pointed to some more information,
>>although the more I learn about it the more it scare the living hell out of me
>..
>>Ray Pierson
>>
>>ray at cnj.digex.net
>
>
>I believe you are talking about the Ebola virus. I think it was discovered in 
>the mid-seventies in Africa. This virus basically will cause you to bleed to 
>death and will cause death in about three weeks. It was mentioned in the 
>beginning of the movie "And the band played on..." which was about the 
>discovery of HIV and AIDS and I think it was featured recently on an episode of
>"48 hours" Hope this helps.


    Just another quick addition if I may...You will find LOT'S of discussion
concerning the Ebola virus on the newsgroup Bionet.Virology, always a few
messages about Ebola on that one everyday!  Actually, they just recently posted
a pretty complete summary about many of the circumstances concerning infection,
etc....

Good Luck!

Corey Braastad
UMass at Dartmouth
Molecular Biology and Genetics
s14509cb at umassd.edu
molecule at cis.umassd.edu




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